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Sampler

Object Number: 
INV.1083
Date: 
1840
Medium: 
Bast, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 1/4 x 17 1/4 in. ( 43.8 x 43.8 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: bottom, in dark brown floss: "Margaret Murray/Aged 12 Years, 1840"
Description: 
Square bast sampler stiched in various colors of silk floss; outdoor image across top, poem at center, inscription and design at bottom; bordered with floral motif; cross stitched.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Eugenia R. Seal, 1966
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group